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Kentucky Congressman Commits Suicide After Denying Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Kentucky state Representative Dan Johnson, who was facing sexual assault accusations, died in a probable suicide on Wednesday, according to the Bullitt County, Kentucky Coroner. Johnson, 57, also the leader of the Louisville-area Heart of Fire Church, held a news conference on Tuesday at which he denied accusations contained in a report by the Kentucky […]

House Of Representatives Pass Bill To Remove “Negro” Label From Federal Regulations, Trump Opposes Bill

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A voice vote in the U.S. House of Representative on Tuesday approved a bill to remove antiquated racial labels in two federal regulations, according to media reports. “Words definitely matter. They can cause great harm and division, particularly when they are embedded in federal statute,” New York Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, who authored the bill, […]

Pro-Life Congressman Quits After Urging Mistress To Get Abortion

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Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of his term next year after a report that he suggested a woman he was having an affair with get an abortion. In a statement to Pittsburgh CBS affiliate KDKA, Murphy said that he would not seek reelection in 2018 and would […]